Texas Hospital Catches Dharma Ransomware Infection
Altus Baytown Hospital Among Latest Healthcare Cyberattack Victims
“…While healthcare entities need to be prepared to deal with any potential cyberattack, some variants of ransomware are more troubling than others, other experts note.
“Healthcare organizations should be worried about all ransomware,” says Keith Fricke, principle consultant at tw-Security.
“HHS has provided guidance in the form of a ‘Fact Sheet on Ransomware and HIPAA’ that a breach has occurred because the data encrypted as a result of ransomware are by the unauthorized ‘access’ [that] qualifies it as a breach event,” notes Susan Lucci, a senior privacy and security consultant at tw-Security…”
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